Hoi An ancient town holds the international marathon.
This is the first time Hoi An ancient town, a cultural world heritage recognized by UNESCO, held an international marathon. With the slogan "Combined Sport and Travel", Hoi An is expected to attract thousands of domestic and international tourists and promote the local culture.
Mr. Kreingkarn Kanjanapokin (the 2nd from right side) - Index Creative Village Public Company Limited, the organizer announced on Hoi An International Marathon 2017. Photo: T.P
On the way, athletes will run while admiring a charming ancient Hoi An with small alleys, ancient houses, green rice paddy fields at dawn while enjoying fresh wind, ... and especially explore the typical culture, simple lifestyle of Hoi An people.
Amateur and professional athletes from Europe, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, .. and Vietnam will be selected to participate in one of three distances including marathon 42km, mini marathon 10km and Fun run 5km for kids, movement lovers and those love to conquer themselves).
The Thailand delegation, with more than 300 athletes is considered a heavyweight attendant for the champion.